Chuck Schumer threatens Supreme Court justices; yep, he’s a Marxist thug!

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks Wednesday at an abortion-rights rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. Inside the court, justices heard argument in the first major abortion case of the Trump era. Schumer's remarks Wednesday critical of the court's two Trump-appointed justices drew a rare rebuke from Chief Justice John Roberts.

If you still didn’t want to believe that Democrats are dangerous ideologues, just listen to what Sen. Chuck Schumer said about Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch today.

Talking about the Supreme Court hearing an abortion-related case, Schumer threatened the justices with language that we usually associate with criminal gangs or Marxist thugs:

“I want to tell you, Gorsuch, I want to tell you, Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you, if you go forward with these awful decisions.”

Of course, they hadn’t gone forward with anything yet, which is why Schumer was trying to intimidate them before they voted on June Medical Services v. Russo, the lawsuit challenging a Louisiana law that requires doctors performing abortions to have hospital admitting privileges.

This would shut down some abortion clinics by ensuring patient safety is protected. If abortion advocates really care about women’s health, that would seem like a point of bipartisan support, but it isn’t. Here’s what Schumer said:

“Now, we stand here today because behind me, inside the walls of this court, the Supreme Court is hearing arguments, as you know, for the first major abortion right cases since [Justice] Kavanaugh and [Justice] Gorsuch came to the bench. We know what’s at stake. Over the last three years, women’s reproductive rights have come under attack in a way we haven’t seen in modern history. From Louisiana, to Missouri, to Texas, Republican legislatures are waging a war on women, all women, and they’re taking away fundamental rights.”

He then went on to say that Kavanaugh and Gorsuch would pay the price.

Fortunately, Chief Justice Roberts called putting Schumer for his outrageous call for retribution against the justices for doing their jobs.

“Justices know that criticism comes with the territory, but threatening statements of this sort from the highest levels of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous,” Roberts said. “All Members of the Court will continue to do their job, without fear or favor, from whatever quarter.”

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Naturally, Schumer tried to backpedal. His spokesman Justin Goodman said Schumer was only referring to the “political price” that Republicans will pay for confirming Gorsuch and Kavanaugh to the bench.

That is, of course, completely illogical. Schumer clearly told Kavanaugh and Gorsuch that “you” will pay the price, not some vague reference to the GOP. Also, there should be no “political price” affiliated with court decisions. While they may not please everyone, they need to be respected not just by the plaintiffs and defendants but by the rest of us too.

Schumer needs to be rebuked or censured by the Senate, but one doubts that Mitch McConnell will raise a finger to put Schumer in his place.


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